Search SEARCH

Jobs prior to becoming a Special Education teacher?

I already have my Bachelor's degree in paralegal studies. I have always wanted to be a special education teacher, but i chose to be a paralegal instead. Now, after working as a paralegal, i know i made the wrong decision and would like to go back to school for special education. Are there any jobs in the profession that i can obtain while i'm in school working toward my degree? I would really like to gain experience working in the field. Preferably in Ohio area. Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Asked By: hope - 6/2/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Hey, special ed. teachers are SO in demand right now that prior experience isn't important as long as you have the professional credentials. I would suggest you volunteer with special ed. programs, it would look good on your resume. Some suggestions are Special Olympics, a handicapped horse-back program, many city... More
Answered By: b_friskey - 6/2/2008
Additional Answers (3)
a job like a support assistant within a school can be beneficial, you are likely to come across and learn how to deal with a variety of special educational needs. their times can be pretty flexible so it may fit around your degree. thats what im doing and ive learnt more from working whilst my degree is just acting as... More
Answered By: lou - 6/2/2008
 
Educational Assistant/teachers aide would be helpful in special education setting. You could also explore being a graduate assistant at the college where you are going - that way you work for the Special Education Department - and professors and get some money toward schooling.
Answered By: mcc - 6/2/2008
 
Teacher's Assistant. This will introduce you to the way the school system works and give you skills working with children with disabilities... More
Answered By: suzie_lea_2007 - 6/2/2008
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
JobsToLatinos.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-316
eTrustLogo